The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 530 546 478
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -68
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 65 36 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.34% 0.77% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 23
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£488 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £428 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £435
% change year-on-year
- +9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4846 4674 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.06% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2508 2312
Average daily rate £440 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 51 £488 -4.87% 4
London +29 24 £494 -5.95% 2
North East - 8 £420 -
South East -17 4 £525 +22.80%
West Midlands -15 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £420 -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
North West -10 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
East of England - 1 £60 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Suffolk - 1 £60 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £420 -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
York - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 130 (100.00%) SAP
2 58 (44.62%) Manufacturing
3 24 (18.46%) SAP MM
4 16 (12.31%) SAP Implementation
5 13 (10.00%) SAP SD
6 12 (9.23%) SAP QM
6 12 (9.23%) SAP APO
7 11 (8.46%) SAP PP-PI
8 9 (6.92%) Automotive
9 8 (6.15%) Migration
9 8 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.38%) SAP PM
10 7 (5.38%) Logistics
10 7 (5.38%) Data Mapping
10 7 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (5.38%) ERP
11 6 (4.62%) SAP PS
12 5 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (3.85%) ABAP
13 4 (3.08%) MS Office
13 4 (3.08%) CRM
13 4 (3.08%) Validation
13 4 (3.08%) Data Validation
13 4 (3.08%) FMCG
13 4 (3.08%) Functional Testing
13 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
14 3 (2.31%) QA
14 3 (2.31%) Data Transformation

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.77%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Office
2 3 (2.31%) MS Project
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (18.46%) SAP MM
2 13 (10.00%) SAP SD
3 12 (9.23%) SAP QM
3 12 (9.23%) SAP APO
4 11 (8.46%) SAP PP-PI
5 7 (5.38%) SAP PM
6 6 (4.62%) SAP PS
7 3 (2.31%) SAP FI
7 3 (2.31%) Teamcenter
8 2 (1.54%) SAP WM
8 2 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (1.54%) SAP EWM
8 2 (1.54%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.54%) SAP SCM
8 2 (1.54%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.77%) SAP EHS
9 1 (0.77%) SAP CS
9 1 (0.77%) SAP LE
9 1 (0.77%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
General
1 58 (44.62%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.92%) Automotive
3 7 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.54%) Finance
4 2 (1.54%) French Language
4 2 (1.54%) German Language
4 2 (1.54%) Romanian Language
5 1 (0.77%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (66.92%) Consultant
1 87 (66.92%) SAP Consultant
2 64 (49.23%) SAP PP Consultant
3 13 (10.00%) Trainer
3 13 (10.00%) SAP Trainer
4 12 (9.23%) SAP QM Consultant
5 9 (6.92%) SAP Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (4.62%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 5 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (3.08%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Help Desk Consultant
9 3 (2.31%) SAP Test Analyst
9 3 (2.31%) SAP PM Consultant
9 3 (2.31%) Test Analyst
10 2 (1.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.08%) FMCG
2 3 (2.31%) Data Conversion
3 2 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) SAP Implementation
2 8 (6.15%) Migration
2 8 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (6.15%) Data Migration
3 7 (5.38%) Logistics
3 7 (5.38%) Data Mapping
3 7 (5.38%) ERP
4 5 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (3.08%) CRM
5 4 (3.08%) Validation
5 4 (3.08%) Data Validation
5 4 (3.08%) Functional Testing
5 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (2.31%) Data Transformation
6 3 (2.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.31%) Regression Testing
6 3 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.54%) Demand Management
7 2 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.54%) Siemens
4 1 (0.77%) datango
4 1 (0.77%) JDA
4 1 (0.77%) EMC
4 1 (0.77%) Progress
4 1 (0.77%) Primavera
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
London, England
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £550 - £600/day
Posted: 18 days ago